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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1975

West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup

Event
1976

Natalia Cronenbold Aguilera, Miss Universe-Bolivia (1996)

Birth
1976

Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy

Event
1977

Menachem Begin (Likud), becomes Israel's 6th PM

Event
1977

Former White House chief of staff HR Haldeman enters prison

Event
1977

Jochen Hecht, Mannheim GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

Birth
1978

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical "Evita," premiers in London

Event
1979

Sri Lanka beat Canada by 60 runs to win the 1st ICC Trophy

Event
1979

Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49

Death
1981

Gunnar Ek, composer, dies on 81st birthday

Death
1981

Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election

Event
1981

Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200

Event
1981

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf

Event
1981

81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa

Event
1981

12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000

Event
1981

Don Fagan and Walter Becker quit Steely Dan

Event
1982

William of Wales, son of Prince Chuck and Lady Di

Birth
1982

John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity

Event
1982

Wash DC jury finds John Hinckley Jr innocent by insanity

Event
1982

Paul McCartney releases "Take it Away"

Event
1983

Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (Tijl), dies at 87

Death
1983

Stephanie Kay Ashmore, of Alabama, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss

Event
1983

Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery

Event
1985

American, Brazilian and West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele

Event
1986

Pres Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

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